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    Book Discussion on A Better War: America's Last Years in Vietnam

    Mr. Sorley talked about his book A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and the Final Tragedy of America’s Last Years in Vietnam, published by Harcourt Brace on June 3, 1999. The…

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    James Schlesinger on Energy Policy and Security

    Former Energy and Defense Secretary James Schlesinger was interviewed by Ted Koppel at the U.S. Energy Security Council conference on energy policy and security. They addressed the…

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    Nixon-Ford-Kissinger Foreign Policy Era

    A panel of persons who were involved at the time reviewed the 1970s foreign policy of Presidents Nixon and Ford, for whom Henry Kissinger served as national security adviser and secretary…

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    America's Role in the Emerging World

    Former President Nixon delivered the luncheon address to a national policy conference convened by the Richard Nixon Library. He spoke on the post Cold War challenges facing the United…

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    U.S.-Soviet Relations, 1969-1976

    Secretary Rice delivered the keynote address.

    Then two former secretaries of State discussed the topic, “U.S.-Soviet Relations in the Era of Détente, 1969-1976.”

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    America's Role in the Emerging World

    President Bush addressed the Nixon Library conference on “America’s Role in the Emerging World.” The conference analyzed the options and dilemmas of the U.S. in the…

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    Central Intelligence Agency

    Former directors spoke about their tenures at the CIA and how the agency has changed. Among the topics they addressed were new intelligence gathering methods, terrorist threats, and…

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    Terrorism in the U.S.

    The committee was investigating three recent incidents which are thought to be terrorist bombings: a bomb explosion in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia which killed U.S. servicemen, the explosion of…

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    Home Heating Oil Prices

    Witnesses testified about the impact of low inventories of crude oil on energy costs, especially in the Northeast and transportation industry. Among the issues addressed were the…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy in the Post-Cold War Era

    Former Defense Secretary Schlesinger discussed U.S. foreign policy since the end of the Cold War. Mr. Schlesinger, who also served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency…

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    U.S. Persian Gulf Policy

    Senate Democrats challenged President Bush’s Persian Gulf policy and questioned the need for immediate offensive military action to drive Iraqi forces from Kuwait. Senators…

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    U.S. Troops in Bosnia

    The witnesses discussed President Clinton’s plan to send U.S. troops to Bosnia as part of a NATO peacekeeping force. They also talked about the role of other European nations in…

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    Realism in U.S. Foreign Policy

    The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives was honored by the Nixon Center. He talked about U.S. foreign policy in the next century.

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    National Security Issues

    Commission members spoke about their final report on national security in the 21st century. The report addressed threats posed by terrorism, cyber-warfare, and other sources. It…

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    Gasoline Price Increase

    Committee members heard testimony from former Energy Secretary Schlesinger, the current Energy secretary, Hazel O’Leary, and several petroleum industry representatives on the recent…

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    Responses to Terrorism

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    INF Treaty

    The committee continues hearings on a treaty between the U.S. and the Soviet Union to eventually phase out intermediate and short range missiles.

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    Intelligence Organizations Future

    Committee members examined the future of the intelligence community in the 21st century.

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    U.S. Policy in the Persian Gulf

    Participants talked about U.S. foreign policy in the Persian Gulf and Middle East. Among the topics addressed were relations with Iran, future policy toward Iraq, efforts to combat…

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    U.S.-Turkey Relations

    Turkish President Ozal addressed an audience at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on U.S.-Turkish relations and recent political and economic changes in…

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